National Jeweler Network

Independents

03/31/15

Court reverses injunction against A’lor

A federal appeals court has overturned a ruling that barred A’lor from selling certain pieces of cable jewelry, the latest twist in the brand’s ongoing battle with Charriol.

03/31/15

Gianmaria Buccellati dies at 86

Gianmaria Buccellati, the honorary president of family-owned Italian jewelry company Buccellati, has died following an illness. He was 86.

03/31/15

Mich. jeweler Brian Hobart dies at 47

Brian Henry Hobart, owner of B.H. Hobart Jewelers in Michigan, died suddenly on Feb. 12 as a result of a cardiac event. He was 47. 

03/31/15

Rio Grande campaign celebrates jewelers

Running in both print and digital, the advertising campaign focuses on metalsmiths. It won an award earlier this month.

03/30/15

When choice is not a good thing

The size of the menu at The Cheesecake Factory makes Peter Smith’s head hurt. Don’t let your store be the Cheesecake Factory of jewelry stores.

03/30/15

Baselworld attendance declines again

More than 150,000 people attended the trade show in Switzerland this year, a 3 percent drop from last year.

03/30/15

What you might have missed

The “never ever” scenarios for salespeople in a store and an Antwerp law enforcement official facing money laundering charges were two of the top stories on National Jeweler last week.

03/27/15

Silver price expected to fall again in 2015

The per-ounce price of silver is expected to decrease this year as the dollar continues to strengthen and investments move out of the commodities sector. 

03/26/15

Retail academy to offer pre-show, holiday prep

The Edge Retail Academy will hold two conferences this year to help retailers develop their trade show and holiday season preparation strategies using The Edge software.